Minister Schouten makes ultimate attempt for Holwerd aan Zee

Minister Schouten makes ultimate attempt for Holwerd aan Zee

Agricultural minister Carola Schouten is making an ultimate attempt to close the last financial gaps of Holwerd aan Zee. She said that the Lower House pledged Thursday evening during the discussion of the Agricultural Budget. Green Left-Member of Parliament Laura...
Smoek Plakje, the tourist center of the world….

Smoek Plakje, the tourist center of the world….

In recent years the tourist has been able to find Holwerd better and better. Recently our picnic area ‘Smoek Plakje’ has been added to the list of touristic places for the guests of Holiday home Smoek and for all other tourists. From now on, from Holwerd...
His ladies don’t call him anymore, but they call you now.

His ladies don’t call him anymore, but they call you now.

He was ‘unfit’ for work, he never lasted more than three months. Until Jan Ketelaar became an artist. His work of art Waiting for high tide even seized him for the past ten years. On Monday the second and last statue of a woman will be placed on the dike...
Picnic area for our guests and the other tourists of Holwerd

Picnic area for our guests and the other tourists of Holwerd

Since August 1st we are the proud tenants of the area next to Holiday home Smoek! We have decided to set up the site as a picnic area, where both guests of Holiday Home Smoek and other tourists in Holwerd can quietly enjoy the beautiful surroundings and the view over...
Second steel lady on 16 September on the dike near Holwerd

Second steel lady on 16 September on the dike near Holwerd

Jan Ketelaar’s second statue of Waiting for High Water will be placed on the Waddendijk near Holwerd on 16 September. There will also be an official unveiling on the Monday of the installation, says Wendy Gooren of Sense of Place (a series of art projects along...
More than 5,000 visitors to our website

More than 5,000 visitors to our website

Our website www.smoek.frl has been running for 9 months now, and is besides Dutch also available in German and English. In this period we have already welcomed more than 5,000 page visitors from all over the world. It is now clear to us that a multilingual website is...